New Pink Floyd photography book on its way
Written by Matt   
Sunday, 20 January 2008

rex collections german cover small Rex Features, London's top picture library for the performing arts, has long been a treasure trove of great Pink Floyd pictures. Having captured the band either in action, or posing for the camera, there are many great shots lurking in their archives.

Now, thanks to the work of Marcus Hearn, these archives are set to be revealed in a new book, being published in March this year in a German edition, and then an international edition in May, that is bound to be extremely popular with Pink Floyd fans...

The first edition scheduled to appear, in March 2008, is the German edition. "A Tribute To Pink Floyd. Live - Studio - Backstage. Fotografien aus der Rex Collection" will be published by Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf.

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German edition
Pink Floyd rex collection book
International edition

However, as the book is a compilation of the best Pink Floyd pictures from the Rex Features archives, the text language used won't be a huge concern.

If it is, then May 28th, 2008, is when you'll need to wait for, when the English language "Pink Floyd - Rex Collections" is published by Reynolds & Hearn. We understand that this edition is an individually numbered limited release of 1,500 copies.

Both books have the same contents, covering the band from the late sixties, through to the Live8 concert in 2005, and beyond.

The German edition has the great black & white picture on the cover (click thumbnail to see in greater detail), and the international version, the very interesting colour picture (again, click the thumbnail). It is a hardbacked book, with some 160 pages packed with many rarely seen photographs.

This is the sixth volume in their series of rock photography books compiled from the unique archives of Rex Features, and should prove at least as popular as the preceding volumes have been.


You can order the German edition, due March 2008, direct from Amazon Germany. They will ship the book worldwide. Alternatively, you can order the international edition, due end of May 2008, from all branches of Amazon through these links: Amazon US/International, Canada, UK/Europe, France, or Germany. As a reminder, all Amazon orders placed after entering their sites using our special links, costs you nothing extra, helps with the running costs of this site, and we really appreciate it!